GIRLS BASKETBALL: Early 19-8 lead lifts Pirates to win


Black River’s Hannah Heath drives with the ball at Clearview.


Emily Zumack makes a fast break.


Frances Radway puts up a baseline floater.


Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington Enterprise

A dominant first quarter helped the Pirates girls weather the remainder of play Saturday. Black River came out on top 50-48 despite being outpaced most of the game. Emily Zumack and Frances Radway combined for 32 points on the night with Bailey Scheck racking up eight and Erica Benson contributing seven. They had to contend with Clippers stars Vanecia Billings, who had a 21-point performance, and Brandyce Smith, who put up another 17.

Black River’s Hannah Heath drives with the ball at Clearview.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/12/web1_BlackRiver_GirlsBBall_At_Clearview-2-of-6-.jpgBlack River’s Hannah Heath drives with the ball at Clearview.

Emily Zumack makes a fast break.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/12/web1_BlackRiver_GirlsBBall_At_Clearview-5-of-6-.jpgEmily Zumack makes a fast break.

Frances Radway puts up a baseline floater.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/12/web1_BlackRiver_GirlsBBall_At_Clearview-6-of-6-.jpgFrances Radway puts up a baseline floater.

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